How do sympathomimetics and protease inhibitors (PIs) interact?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Jason F Okulicz, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michelle R Salvaggio, MD, FACP  more...
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Coadministration of salmeterol with PIs is not recommended because of a potential increase in the risk of salmeterol-associated cardiovascular events, including QT prolongation, palpitations, and sinus tachycardia.


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